Carl Shamburger, Jr., DMD
Dr. Carl Shamburger grew up in Wilcox County, AL. He attended Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University in Huntsville, AL, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2012, finishing among the top of his class.
Dr. Shamburger was inspired early to pursue a career in healthcare. While in high school, he helped manage care for his grandmother before she departed and was instilled with a desire to help and serve others. After being exposed to different medical professions, he decided that dentistry was his passion and thus began his journey to becoming a dentist.
Dr. Shamburger's background and experience in non-profit settings provided him with the opportunity to address a wide range of needs for both children and adults. He and his wife, Dr. Dominique Askew Shamburger, launched Montgomery Dental Arts based on their shared vision to provide comprehensive dental care for families in the greater Montgomery area.
Continual learning is a core value for Dr. Shamburger, he maintains an active education calendar and has completed advanced training in cosmetic and reconstructive dental procedures, including placement and restoration of dental implants, root canals, crowns, cosmetic veneers, surgical procedures and design of custom esthetic dentures.
Dr. Shamburger's professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Alabama Dental Association 2nd District, Academy of General Dentistry, National Dental Association and the River Region Seattle Study Club. He is a volunteer Adjunct Faculty member at the UAB School of Dentistry and has been recognized for his achievements as a dentist and a leader; he received the Emerging Leader Award from the Elite Lindenite Organization in 2014. He is also an active participant in the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
Dr. Carl and Dr. Dominique are active members of the First Congregational Christian Church of Montgomery. They enjoy spending time together as a family with their two sons, Carl III and Caleb. An avid sports fan, Dr. Shamburger follows football, basketball and anything on ESPN. He loves to cook and enjoys eating great food, as well as traveling with his family.
While at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, Dr. Carl Shamburger received a number of awards and honors, including:
- The Quintessence Award for Periodontology and Operative Dentistry
- The American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Student Award of Merit
- The Academy of Operative Dentistry Student Award
- The Academy of General Dentistry Student Award
- The American College of Dentists Senior Student Award
He also participated in science and research exhibitions:
- 98th Annual NDA/SNDA National Convention Research, 2nd Place
- DEA Annual Session & Exhibition, UAB Student Representative
- 5th Annual UAB SOD Scholar's Symposium, 3rd Place in General Sciences